[ppml] Staff Comments Regarding Policy Proposal 2006-3

Sandy Murphy sandy at tislabs.com
Thu Oct 5 14:02:43 EDT 2006

>The question for the Public Policy meeting is whether
>it's enough of a Good Thing(tm) to justify the effort, as described in
>the staff analysis.

Which reminds me:

>The resource impact of implementing this policy is significant.
>Barring any unforeseen resource requirements, this policy could be
>implemented within 3-6 months from the date of the ratification of the
>policy by the ARIN Board of Trustees. Implementation would not require
>the acquisition of staff personnel or equipment. It will require the
>- Template change
>- Revision to Registration Software
>- Revision to Directory Services
>- Revisions to registration guidelines
>- Staff Training

Could estimates of impact give measures of impact?

Is the impact judged to be significant because of the number of effected
components or because of the level of effort required?

You say "implemented within 3-6 months from the date of the ratification",
which doesn't sound like a large effort, unless you mean 3-6 months with
the entire ARIN staff devoted to nothing else.  :-)


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